Douglas Berger psychiatrist in Tokyo is a fully bilingual Japanese/English American board-certified psychiatrist and Director of the Tokyo Meguro Counseling Center. Dr. Berger received his M.D. and psychiatry training from New York Medical College, and his Ph.D. from the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine at the Tokyo University School of Medicine.

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Dr. Berger can be contacted by phone: 03-3716-6624 (+81-3-3716-6624 from outside of Japan). Use the intake form or inquire through the Tokyo Meguro Counseling Center’s Home Page.

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While he says surprising things, there is no evidence that Mr. Trump has or ever had any psychotic symptoms over many decades in the public view. Medical doctors including psychiatrists can complain or debate, but should not fear-monger diagnoses about public persons.

I am quoted by Kerry Eleveld, "Psychiatrist warns Trump may be ‘at significant risk for deteriorating into full-blown psychosis’" https://t.co/w8TQmLrkFZ

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Sacha Baron Cohen should go there with one of his best game plans and entrap this lady in the mother of all documentaries.

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